Lord Rhondda was laid down in Newcastle and launched in 1918. She changed name and owners several times during her career, and was confiscated by the Germans in second world war. She was renamed to Hochheimer under their service. Outside the coast of Bilbao she was torpedoed by the British submarine HMS Sceptre 21.May 1944. The wreck was found in the early 2000s east of Bilbao approx one nautical mile north of Cape Machichaco on a depth of 90 to 95 meter.

Former names:
Lord Rhondda,Ottinge,Ronwyn
79,4 x 11,5 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1864 grt
Newcastle ( UK ) 1918
L├╝beck ( D )

Last updated: August 2019